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Lower Hutt weather in January (Wellington, New Zealand)

What can you expect from the weather in Lower Hutt during January? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In January, Lower Hutt generally has pleasant temperatures and moderate rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 19°C. However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 14°C.

Lower Hutt in January usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 66 mm for the month. It's the month with the least rainfall. Whether you're keen on hiking, outdoor festivals, or just enjoying a walk in the park, this month provides a reliably dry backdrop for all your plans. Rain is expected on roughly 10 days.

With around 234 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days February typically offers the most optimal weather. In contrast, June tends to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Lower Hutt climate page with graphs.

 

Lower Hutt, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 14°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 19°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 16°C *  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 33%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 66 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 10 days  
HumidityHumidity 79% *  
WindspeedWindspeed 25 km/h *  
SunshineSunshine 234 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Wellington, New Zealand (16 KM, 9 Miles).

Where to go in New Zealand in January

Find out more about the weather in New Zealand in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

For visitors traveling to Lower Hutt, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes. With a water temperature of around 16°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Cycling
10/10
Walking
10/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
10/10

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